Backboards

The boards behind the hack at either end of the playing area.

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Blank End

An end that is scoreless.

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Bonspiel

A curling tournament.

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Burying a Stone

Placing a shot behind a guard so no part of the rock shows from the other end.

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Button

The innermost circle surrounding the tee. The button is usually one foot in diameter.

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Center Line

A line drawn from one hack to the other, passing through the tee at both ends of the ice.

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Circles

The round scoring area, 12 feet in diameter, with concentric circles 1, 4, and 8 feet in diameter.

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Come Around

A shot that curls around a guard.

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Coming Home

Playing the final end of a game.

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Counter

A stone that is in a scoring position.

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Pebble

A light spray of water that freezes on contact with the ice creating small bumps that cut down the amount of the ice surface the rock is in contact with.